Posts Tagged ‘ unschooling ’

A Basket Full of Sunshine

A Basket Full of Sunshine

From the Jan-Feb, 1997 issue of Home Education Magazine comes this gem from the Reflections column, by Kathleen Creech, titled A Basket Full of Sunshine: The sun finally broke through the coastal fog and warmed the surrounding dunes. In my hands I held a lop-sided reed basket no bigger than a doll’s teacup. The...
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AHA Citizen's Journal

AHA Citizen's Journal

Are you always finding interesting stories, news items, websites and resources that you think other homeschoolers would enjoy? The AHA is looking for people to write for the American Homeschool Association’s Open Online Journalism project, or Citizen’s Journal. Your contribution can be a sentence or a paragraph, a single link or an entire page,...
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More from the Buccaneer-Scholar

More from the Buccaneer-Scholar

On his blog titled How I Learn Stuff, James Marcus Bach, author of Secrets of a Buccaneer Scholar, wrote an interesting analysis of the recent Rethinking Education conference: “I did a couple of talks about being a high school dropout surrounded by college grads. These went over very well, much better than I expected,...
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Public Unschooling

Public Unschooling

Stephanie Elms, of Virginia, writes very thoughtfully about the dichotomy of unschooling as mainstream news fodder in her blog, Throwing Marshmallows, in a post she titles ‘Education as a Rat Race‘:: “I will admit that I am not a big fan of seeing unschooling articles in mainstream publications. It can be hard to convey...
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Peter Gray: Trustful Parenting

Peter Gray: Trustful Parenting

Peter Gray, a research professor of psychology at Boston College, has conducted and published research in comparative, evolutionary, developmental, and educational psychology; published articles on innovative teaching methods and alternative approaches to education; and is author of an introductory college textbook on psychology. He is currently working on a book about the lifelong nature...
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